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May 4, 2013 1:30pm PDT
for the unexpected. she says internet outages can threaten her educational s success. >> you have to worry about if myity net is working, what's my back up plan -- >> even the most well prepared students can learn from the perceptions perspective employers have from online school. >> i think there's a suspicious of degrees from online university that those were not the skills developed in those education programs so people might be less apt to do well in a workplace. it's one of the reasons why a 4 year degree from a university is so highly suspected. >> respectable. >> is this the college of the past. up next we will look at the constraints from the traditional classrooms. >> we heard the criticism now explore positive learning as equal time returns >> welcome back we seen some of the challenges students face with elearning and adapting but do these challenges outweigh the positive. continuing our report. >> since 1946 nurses had been taught at the sju classroom but in 2012 a new nursing program went online. >> online education is probably best for the person who is so busy that trekking into a
LINKTV
May 7, 2013 5:30am PDT
. >> thanks for that. , days ahead of a historic election and pakistan, a push to give girls a basic education. three women disappeared separately advocate i go are found together in a house in ohio. that is all ahead. >> the top stories read the defense minister has assigned -- resigned in protest. is called iniege assault on democracy. he tells us that his governor -- government needs to restore order in the country. in northwest pakistan killed 10 people and wounded 20 others. the target was a campaign rally for a religious party in the hangu district. more on the situation in pakistan. it is hoped the election will bring the country's first transition between government printed one of the big campaign issues is education for girls. on the political parties are promising to -- isat first glance, this like an affluent girls school. it teaches local and international curriculum. and a dedicated and disciplined staff. one of the poorest neighborhoods and they run entirely on donations. it also provides a much-needed alternative to the state system. >> planning in the education sector. .his mus
SFGTV2
May 9, 2013 5:00am PDT
with the culture. is how we treat one another? and i think we have to be very clear in our educational process and the communication to our people and what is acceptable behavior and what is unacceptable behavior, and i am often fearful when we try to develop a black letter law if you have all these factors and bullying and you fell outside and that works okay in the courtroom. right? as prosecutors we need clear understanding of the laws to understand whether we have a criminal violation or not, but i am fearful we maybe overly legalistic and the way we deal with on a daily basis and we need to approach this by a global perspective respecting people and understanding we have the same rights and obligations and starting with the adults and i go back to the adults because the adults really have to tow the line here. they really have to walk the talk. i cannot tell you how often i of involved in large mentoring efforts and now in two different places, in l.a. and arizona. i cannot tell you how often the teachers are the ones that set the tone whether we have a respectable environment or and
SFGTV
May 10, 2013 3:30pm PDT
-hundred and 20 educators. >> at what grade level usually? >> pre k, 12. >> any more questions? >> not a question i'd like to comment on school loop i really enjoy it it helps me track my grades and today, i found something that made my grade go higher. i know that a lot of other fellow students who communicate would their grades through school loop and also for the teachers who post our homework on till some students don't write it down. i really like school loop. >> okay. thank you everybody it can thank you for your service and your report. we really appreciate it and we will now move on. the next temazepam l and before i call the various items i want to say that per our labor department we will first have the hearing and adoption of the district and u f f a agreement followed by the revised agreement. i'm now calling the u s f f and can i get a motion please. may i have a reading >> thank you i'd like to ask executive director tom to please read. >> thank you superintendent this asks the board and the united union to adopt the agreement and the united disclosure agreem
CSPAN
May 4, 2013 10:45am EDT
that these gains have been achieved by an emphasis on early education, supportive teachers and outreach to parents. this is about an hour, ten minutes. >> creation and eventually wind down the division that was implementing the court decisions. it's clear that i'm not an educator, and i didn't know what to do. but fortunately, i had spent some time in union city, and i had discovered that even though this is in hudson county, even though that this was a story that needed to be told, and i used union city as an example for the other 30 districts. and thank god for union city. i wouldn't have known what to do otherwise. but david and i are here tonight to talk about this very important book. it's very important in union city, but this is a book that's important for the well country. and in talking about it, i want to start with a pizza party. a pizza party that took place today i think at washington school, is that right? is. >> washington school. >> with so here we have this scholar-author from berkeley, california, who's come to union city to throw a pizza party. and i'd like, i'd like this schola
CSPAN
May 5, 2013 10:00pm EDT
on immigration, civil rights, foreign policy, government union, and especially liberal education warrant considerable attention by politicians today. this is, i believe, was he was a religious man. he didn't think a republic was possible without moral and religious education. and he believed that holy command you should know the truth and set you free. ought to be the guiding principle in all of our educational system as well as our republic. america, he argued, was founded by religious man. it's finest schools succeeded because they shape souls as well as opinions. and as we know, great presidents are products are of the education. he knew well the value of education because the political thought was shaped. .. >> the ambassador to mexico and secretary of commerce and attorney-general and supreme court justice don't never philosophically and perhaps physically far from his professors flexors -- lectures he never forgot them. he believes that would refresh the sole to bring just reward from the here and now. we looked upon gorman as a man who walked with god and his course was a demonstr
PBS
May 8, 2013 6:30pm PDT
demonstrations for two years to demand educational reforms -- students in chile. >> and lodge protests on wednesday has been largely peaceful, but police clashed with bangles that infiltrated the march. >> daniela munoz pacheca is on her way to a seminar. she wants to become a tv reporter. today, she and her classmates are discussing how their news programs might look. she is lucky to be studying. she got a scholarship. otherwise, she would not be able to afford the fees. education here is among the least affordable in the world. the average yearly income is the equivalent of around 8400 euros, and university fees for both private and public institutions cost around 4500 euros. that puts it well out of reach for most chileans. >> lots of families have to take out loans, and the interest is horrendous. by the time you finish, you have to pay back thousands more than you paid for the course. it is an awful lot of money. >> students have been protesting against the government's education policies for years. demonstrations often turned violent, but so far, there has been little change. >>
SFGTV
May 4, 2013 6:00pm PDT
a resolution of the board of education inching general obligation refunding bond noted to exposed $80 million. may i hear a motion please and second >> may i have a reading of the provision. >> good evening superintendent and commissioners. first, i'd like to introduce our financial advisor. so if you have some really big questions tonight she's here today. i'll go do the recommendations or do you want - >> yeah, just read the first for item one. >> the first item which is the $80 million refinance refund. that recommendations is that the brshgsz adopt a resolution of the board of education the san francisco school district 30 years the school district city and county of san francisco 2012 general obligation refunding amounts not to exceed $80 million to refinance certain outstanding general bonds of the district authorizing the cliefr of an official statement and official notice of sale approving the bid and execution and delivery of a bond purchase agreement and escrow agreement proitd for the approval of official statement and execution of documents recommended to next there with. >>
SFGTV
May 5, 2013 8:30am PDT
of supervisors and the board of education. i do think that we should have, or at least consider having a joint committee of the board of supervisors and the trustees of city college. we are already engaged in so many partnerships with city college and having that i'm going discussion and having them be a part of the discussion with the school district is something that i think that only benefit all three agencies. i hope that is something that we move forwards to. >> president chiu: supervisor mar. >> supervisor mar: i think it is wonderful to have a dialogue, and to add live on the points that supervisor campos made, another supervisor amniano (sounds like), who created the committee of education, in which i said on for years, there should be some way to them through the college board of trustees and that important decision-making , on the city level and i know our advisor to the mayor and education -- mendoza, sitting in the audience as well, i hope to work with many of you together to bring a working group on how to support the college system more especially . . in this time of crisis bu
LINKTV
May 11, 2013 6:30am PDT
of the students are thai. seven years ago, the thai government began providing rights to education for all children regardless of their parents' legal status. there are no exact records but a huge number of stateless children and children with parents who are undocumented workers are living in thailand. the thai government is providing these children with an opportunity for education, but it's also taking security precautions at the same time by issuing i.d. cards. once they are issued with i.d. cards, children can receive nine years of education from elementary to junior high school free of charge. they also have a right to a high school education. the city of maha chai never sleeps. at dawn and early evening, factory workers move to and from work. if even half of these workers were ever deported, the town would probably stop functioning. many myanmarese migrants work day and night with some bringing their families and relatives to thailand. 21-year-old ngu war first came here when she was 13 to join her mother. she works at a seafood processing factory. she lives with her mother, sister,
SFGTV
May 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
to social justice is also been a model nationwide in higher education and pulling up economies, a great model for many other immunity cause distress throughout the country. ,but the college is facing a significant crisis perhaps the greatest crisis in is near 80 year history since 2007 the college has been forced to cut 53 million dollars because of the lack of funding at the state level in most recently the schools accreditation has come under threat by the state accreditation committee and gynecologists at city college is way too important to idly stand by. the resolution comes out of the spirit of being supportive of that institution in this time of dire need. the resolution is driven by the , , very constituents with the most at stake at city college working families . immigrants in many communities the drafting of this is coming concert with not only teachers and staff but also the coalition of community members that have stood up from rallies to mobilization of town halls to say we are city college; to put a human face on the institution, and to be supportive. the amendment also
SFGTV2
May 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
by youth and the question is how much spending would you dedicate to education? >> oh, wow. you know, there is a lot going on with education. first of all, i want you to know that are gone are those years where our unified school district? san francisco was a separate government entity and the supervisor is treated no differently than others in san francisco. he is integrated with job-creation and we have teamed up to create 6,000 jobs for youth and disadvantaged kids. so education for me is a direct link to our new modern 21st century workforce we must have. so much that literally every trip to washington, d.c., because of the advocacy that we have through our school district and keeping me informed of the different programs to advocate. i was there with certificate arnie duncan this morning where we were thanking him for the investment in promise neighborhoods and the school investment grants coming from the federal government. we have to keep that dialogue going and i'm adding to that. for example, i think to answer i have personally adopted all the middle schooled as my philanthr
CSPAN
May 11, 2013 2:00pm EDT
ago. calvin coolidge was her last classically educated president. a school founded on the truth that all are created equal. .. orleans who unable to argue with the successes of his policies or the thought behind them rewrote history to cast coolidge as a villain or characterize him. the new deal historians had their work cut out for them. coolidge proceeded over one of the largest expansion in economic growth in american history and he had a lot to say. coolidge gave over 500 press conferences in his red and see, ran for office 19 times and won 18 times working his way from city councilman to president of the united states. truly a small are republican states in. he was the last president to write his own speeches and kent three collections and published autobiography after his presidency. and internationally syndicated host presidential column. my book "why coolidge matters" is intended to report what coolidge actually had to say and what he did say to restore his views about limited government, american independence and constitutionalism. his thinking on immigration, foreign p
PBS
May 5, 2013 10:00am PDT
is gender equality and education. >>> major funding for "religion & ethics newsweekly" is provided by the lily endowment dedicated to its founders' interests in religion, community development and education. additional funding provided by mutual of america, dsigni customized individual group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. and the corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. amid the continuing investigation into the boston marathon bombing, president obama this week spoke of the threat of self-radicalized individuals here in the u.s. and the difficulty of identifying them. he said his counterteorism team has discussed ways it can engage communities where such radicalization can occur. in recent years, american muslim groups have launched their own efforts to combat extremism. for more on this, i'm joined by our managing editor kim lawton and haris tarin. he directs the washington office of the muslim public affairs council. haris, welcome. the president referred to self-radicalizing. how does tha
CSPAN
May 10, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. sibley bureaucrats know better than parents have to educate their children. we are the populist party that believes in freedom, and powering, and trusting the people to make decisions for themselves. we have got to be comfortable talking about ideas and issues that we have not focused on before. i want to give you examples. i want to start first with education policy, and second i want to talk about why we need to the beat about the party about growth and opportunity, not austerity. why is education's zero. you can make it practical argument education is one of the most abundant challenges and issues in front of us, not as a state but as a country. you can look at the studies that show if we want to be a superpower, keep kids out of jail, reduce people on welfare, if we want to do these things educational achievement is key. you look at statistics, there sobering. we rank 17th in math, 25th in science, 16th and educational attainment across the world record think about that. if you are in your 50's, you when you were in school. it does not sound american to be yelling we are a number
CSPAN
May 6, 2013 12:00am EDT
. if you think there is such thing, you're basically pretty stupid. you're not properly educated, because we're very clever. but it is a matter of opinion. you say this is the case. i say, that's your opinion. well, if there's so thing as truth, then there's no such things as lies and consequently we're living in an area where people are suggestible to lies s and propaganda and can no longer distinguish between truth and lies, and that has preoccupied me a great deal. now, because there's no such thing as truth, what has come in is kind of power. no such thing as truth. my opinion is the same as your opinion. everything is relative. so what then happens is that i'm going to show that my view of the world is going to win over you view of the world. so it becomes a contest of power groups, if you like. and all these ideologies are power groupings, all these "isms," the believe there is nothing in the world, the universe, that can't be explained by actually empirical, demonstrable and facts and evidence. nothing beyond yourselves. nothing beyond the material world. and yao you till tearannis
CSPAN
May 4, 2013 11:00am EDT
, a discussion about the funding and quality of preschool with education secretary arne duncan and health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. from the national institute of early education and research, this is just under one hour. >> good morning, everyone. we are here on this beautiful morning to discuss the findings of the 2012 state of preschool your book. it is a very important publication. this is an extensive survey. oflook into funding preschools across the nation. conducted every year since 2002, over 10 years ago. the survey provides a decade of information on any changes in any state on policy, funding, enrollment and detailed descriptions of the most recently implemented in every state. it is widely regarded and it is definitely a reference that we all look to across the nation. .y name is celia ayala i will be moderating this morning's event. i am the ceo of a nonprofit called los angeles universal preschool. i have been in education 39 years as a junior high school teachers when they were not called junior high school, third grade, in the garden, a school princip
SFGTV2
May 4, 2013 7:00am PDT
the fire? >> it's an excellent question, sir. we spend a large time in cal fire on public education and prevention and also with respect to you were talking about fuel, the fuels program, or vegetation management program in cal fire, we have a robust program throughout the state where we are conducting burning operations and vegetation management with prieflt ranch owners and private land owners as well as on state and cooperating with our federal agencies with the u.s. forest service. so two-fold program, vegetation management, we aggressively pursue that, but also from a public education stand point. what we find in these large scale incidents, the public is going to have to be self-sustaining and self-supporting. they need to be prepared. we try to educate them in respect that we say we'll provide the offense, you provide the defense. we talk to them about hardening their structures in a defensive measure against wild land fires. a lot of it is public education, survivability, building standards, but predominately our focus is putting the onus on the land owner, putting the
SFGTV2
May 5, 2013 12:30pm PDT
francisco, they are getting the best education possible. because in a few years the kids that i am investing in middle school will be the employees of the best companis in san francisco if not the ceos. >> educational fundingwise it's the responsibility of the state and now san francisco is giving fund money to basically back fill the school district, where they have undergone an annual budget cut. >> the rainy-day fund that we established years ago was one of the biggest contributors to the education budget. but we're not even satisfied with that, because when we do those investments, then somehow the state can't get their act together, but now i think governor brown has got his hold on this. we're see something light there. and we're watching what the federal government does, so it doesn't hurt us and at the same time we're making more and more investments to our kids and families. >> let's go to the big burning issue at the moment, san francisco city college, and is san francisco mayor ed lee going to step forward and bail out city college to its keep accreditation, in the sa
SFGTV2
May 9, 2013 12:30am PDT
. she was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to
CSPAN
May 11, 2013 9:00am EDT
american education. but certainly what when the most about, british education. it basically said it is important. the child is an autonomous meaning maker. it means that the child looks at him or herself and the world around. it's like saying, going to the jungle. you're going to find her own way. that is what we have done in the classroom. it guides the child into the world. giving the child a mental map by which they can make sense of the world. the teacher is saying to the child, you are an adult. we don't have to teach adults. we don't have to guide adults. adults are not people. a child needs to be guided and i think more than that, i tried to explain it, this didn't come from nowhere. we are responsible for ourselves. this includes the intellectual map to guide in the transition of knowledge. we are not going to say to the child, it's illegal, don't do this. we are going to say to the child , here's the information. they're all good information that you could use or chemicals and here's information about them. that is teaching the child to be a premature adult. as they adul
CSPAN
May 11, 2013 6:00am EDT
-down solutions. bureaucrats know better than parents have to educate their children. we are the populist party that believes in freedom, empowering, and entrusting the people to make decisions for themselves. we have got to be comfortable talking about ideas and issues that we have not focused on before. i want to give you examples. i want to start first with education policy, and, second, i want to talk about why we need to the be about the party about growth and opportunity, not austerity. one is education's role. you can make it practical argument education is one of the most abundant challenges and issues in front of us, not as a state, but as a country. you can look at the studies that show if we want to be a superpower, keep kids out of jail, reduce people on welfare, if we want to do these things, educational achievement is key. you look at statistics. they are sobering. we rank 17th in math, 25th in science, 16th in educational attainment across the world. think about that. if you are in your 50's, you ranked number one when you were in school. it does not sound american to be yelling
SFGTV2
May 9, 2013 2:30am PDT
sense to most of us, you have it khaifrpb the social norms. we must educate. but we must go beyond thinking more rigor will get us better achievement. we have to remember a school is a community and in a xhuept, people look out for each other. they've got each other's back. how do we begin to promote that idea that we are in this thing together? we believe it's through, unfortunately but truly, self-interest. kids are driven developmentally by the desire to fit in, to belong, to be part of an affinity group. if we can capitalize on their desire to look out for their friends and give them some more tools and opportunities and support, they will begin to do what we need them to do to at least confront it in their own small cell of social influence and the compounding and leveraging of that begins to make change. so the question we have to ask ourselves, are we as adults willing it slow down enough to invite kids to sit down at the table with us and partner? do we have the courage to understand that inclusion takes time and we have have to work more diligently to i invite young pe
SFGTV2
May 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
.s. attorney, representatives from the department of education confirm if we don't do anything about it, 13 million kids will become victims again for another year. some 3 million kids across the country will decide it is better to leave their school grounds than to continue their education. there will be more stupblting of the emotional and educational growth of our kids. all across the bay, whether working here in san francisco or alameda or sonoma or santa clara county. i want to thank you law enforcement officials here, instructors, community advocates, people who are concerned about our kids, they are our future and i would love to see a new generation of kids who don't know what bully is, who are not victims, who don't have those scars. but we've got to do today is sharing in the best practices, to be encouraged by programs like our roof top school here in san francisco who has traded a 50-person ambassador class that will talk about this, that will invite other kids, school administrators who have received the support of our school site administrators to encourage them to get this
FOX
May 5, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >>> up next. >> if i have spent ten years of my life being educate and i married someone that doesn't it's obvious we have a different value system. [ male announcer can gravity be used to help overcome gravity? the chevrolet malibu eco with eassist captures downhill energy, unleashing it later to help propel you uphill. it adds up to an epa-estimated 37 mpg highway... ...and helps defy gravity and gas pumps. ♪ that's american ingenuity, to find new roads. right now get a 2013 chevrolet malibu eco for around $169 per month. soothes you to sleep with ingredients like melatonin. it's safe with no side effects, so you wake up... ready to go. [ male announcer unisom natural nights. >>> welcome back to "our world with black enterprise." around the country marriage numbers are falling. but in the african american community, the numbers are grim. what does this all mean? is marriage dead in the african american community? joining me to discuss this are marriage coach dr. derosario and others, thank you for being here. when you hear the numbers, what do you say, what is your reaction when you
CSPAN
May 8, 2013 12:00pm EDT
and grandson of classroom teachers, as a father myself and as someone for whom education played a central role in my life, as a passionate believer in the power of education to change others' lives, i rise today to talk about a bill that is one of the most important to me that i have moved as a senator. mr. coons: the fact is, if we look at the american national condition, lack of access to higher education, lack of an opportunity for quality education. it's one of the greatest problems we face. iinequality in having some real hope, some real promise of a shot at college defines and distinguishes the driver of social inequality in america in ways that it hasn't in decades. if we want to ensure going forward that american workers can compete in the global economy, if we want to ensure a county that is capable of living up to our promise of liberty and justice for all, if we want to deal with one of the biggest civil rights issues i think in our country, then we have to ensure every child has an equal chance for a high-quality education regardless of the zip code they're born into. madam preside
SFGTV
May 4, 2013 4:30pm PDT
. and the education that has been making some criticism against her. and the new teacher also worried about the current situation. and they make the school very although, moreal and effect the quality of teaching. and because of office of leadership it makes the school test scores drop. and the discipline of the students is getting worse. and the asian students also get billed. get bullied. and the students stay in the classroom during recess and the principle not always walking around and making observations. she also not communicate with the students and making kind of worried the school achievement and also the safety of the students. thank you. >> hello. everyone. my name is jenny. we can see that we have is a group of parents coming out today and hopefully, the commissioners and superintendent can help us to solve the counter situation at the school. there are also some other ladders of other parents. the task the school has been like over 8 hundred but has been dropping. and everyday when the parents bring the kids to school we're very worried and not even able to focus at work. and
SFGTV2
May 4, 2013 1:00pm PDT
that as the city wide effort to keep our city beautiful. sparkling and clean and educating youth and provide the scholarships and support for them and using culture -- about the cleanliness of our neighborhoods and respecting our neighborhoods all throughout our city. we are also engaging the bright technological mindsen joining us in s f city and join the chambers in creating jobs and training for those last year, last summer, over 5,005,000 and eight jobs were created for summer for our youth, paying jobs every single one of them and this year we expect to exceed it with your help and the help of other companies here and we need to create hope in every aspect for our youth as mayor khan said they are going to inherit the city and the successes that we are pawk talking about today, they are going to also inherit failure and is we want to have less failures with their invest and investment in them and in companies like sales force zooma and at which timer are all leading the evident with the 1800 other technology companies to help us create this investor confidence that companies are leadin
SFGTV2
May 5, 2013 7:30pm PDT
education to all the people who use our streets. pedestrians as well as as drivers. the phenomenon that we've seen happen in the last two years where people are taking their technology gadgets and paying more attention to than walking with their kids or taking care of they are seniors cannot happen in this city. enjoy our streets. don't be doing the work where your safety and the safety of others are at risk. we have to have that education going on. we are going to do more of that education, commit ourselves at the school levels, ourselves at the business levels, ourselves at the street levels to make sure we have that conversation and that education to lift up everybody's responsibilities to use our streets properly. then we can say our city a much more walkable city. if it's safe, it's walk able, if we do all the things that make our streets safer and walkable, then we can enjoy it being the most walkable city. thank you very much. >> thank you so much, mayor. now i would like to introduce chief greg of the san francisco police department. >> [ applause ] >> thank you. i want to wish eve
SFGTV2
May 5, 2013 10:30pm PDT
ago was one of the biggest contributors to the education budget. but we're not even satisfied with that, because when we do those investments, then somehow the state can't get their act together, but now i think governor brown has got his hold on this. we're see something light there. and we're watching what the federal government does, so it doesn't hurt us and at the same time we're making more and more investments to our kids and families. >> let's go to the big burning issue at the moment, san francisco city college, and is san francisco mayor ed lee going to step forward and bail out city college to its keep accreditation, in the same way that the city has stepped forward and helped the public schools? i know that is a tough question. >> it is, but let me say this. it's a tough question, but it's also one that is easily answered because of our constant investment and my approach towards the role of education. community college is an incredible institution in san francisco. it is where people in their mid-careers need additional skills to meet the market demands of a new
CSPAN
May 10, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. a 40% graduation rate from my school spent the head of our education, this is academic genocide. to the education establishment come up we will fix this. we will give people school choice. a chance to go to the same schools our kids go to. we will make education better. we will get people to consider us as a party. i went to this chamber of commerce, they were very receptive. a lot of them are friendly and said they used to be republicans. they are open to us on family issues and traditional marriage, but they are stopped by the one issue. we need to do the right thing on immigration and we need to express something different. we need to express something that attracts people to our party. ande is an american painter he talks about -- to people who paint like a man coming over a hill scene. we need -- over a hill singing. i think of the von trapp family. did anyone catch the band? i think of the pro claimers. we need this kind of passion, the passion of patrick henry. give me liberty or give me death. we need the passion of young people. i will walk 500 miles. more just to be th
PBS
May 4, 2013 11:30am PDT
but also the mental heah aspect. where education is needed and we need to have a broader conversation instead of politicized -- >> tell me what aspect of mental health are you getting out here? to me, if a young woman, girl, child, whatever you want to call her is old enough to get pregnant i would say -- or possibly be pregnant to remember plan b doesn't abort a pregnancy it just stops a pregnancy from taking place. why isn't she old enough to make the decision that i'm too young to have this child. >> you can make the decision to be sexually active and make decision to handle the decisions around that. this speaks to where sex education is needed where we need to be more pro-active about educating young women about the emotional burred then comes with sexual activity at a youngz that makes perfect sense. tell us more about what you're talking about emotionally. what should the emotional survey be that you want to see before you decide whether this is a good move or not? >> i think 'about making -- frankly i think this conversation needs to come in even to the abortion debate and oth
SFGTV2
May 8, 2013 12:30am PDT
approach towards the role of education. community college is an incredible institution in san francisco. it is where people in their mid-careers need additional skills to meet the market demands of a new workforce. it is where many people who don't make it into berkeley and stanford and all the great institutions come to get an great educational start. it's where a lot of economically-challenged families invest in their kids. it is where veterans, returning from afghanistan and iran and iraq come because they are not ready yet to apply to the big universities. they are smart enough to do that, but they want to get going at city college. >> do you see the city in this budget cycle actually carving out a dollar amount? >> here is what we're doing, because i don't think it is always to be measured by the amount of money you give for bailouts. i have been paying personal attention to their accreditation program. i have had interim chancellor scott in my office and i had the state chancellor, who is in charge of accreditation in my office, on the phone, on a monthly basis. i have worked di
PBS
May 7, 2013 12:00am PDT
, invest in college education, invest in retraining. we created the interstate highway system and invested in the infrastructure. we built the middle class and helped poor people get into the middle class. it is what we are not doing now. tavis: i am frustrated consistently by this pseudo debate in washington. words make a difference and words have meaning, and you keep using the word investment. i agree with the that in these kinds of outlays, these kinds of budget priorities would in fact be read by me and many other fellow citizens as investments, but you have folks on the right who don't read it as an investment, they read it as trying to spend your way out of the mesh or in, and you don't dig deeper hole by spending money that you don't have. you have to live within your means. you have heard this rationale time and time again. talk to me about the difference between what you see as an investment and what others on capitol hill see as throwing money down a black hole. >> is entirely different. families understand the difference. a family faced with the choice of borrowing money for a
SFGTV
May 5, 2013 10:00am PDT
it their professional home, artists will continue to collaborate with scientists here. and science education institutions around the world will benefit from the research and the innovation that will occur here. this has been a true journey, long, and rewarding. a culmination of years and planning and hard work, not just by the exporatorium staff and board, about whom i can't say enough. [ applause ] but also by the city and the state including many of you here today. the exporatorium is really all about collaboration. collaborativive learning, collaborative decision-making and collaborative management. and this process has been a true collaboration, bringing together the staff and the board, government agencies, neighborhood associations, our fellow san francisco museums and many other con stitcies. >> raising the money to turn this bold vision into a reality was a true labor of love for the board. two factors made our job actually quite easy. first, everyone in the bay area loves the exporatorium. [ applause ] and second, it is an institution that in its first 43 year has made a big impact
SFGTV2
May 8, 2013 2:30pm PDT
and change their lives forever and finishing education and get aing a job has helped individuals keeping off the block and along with that we are seek to go educate gangs so that they can continue their education and live their dreams and we call it family and education ever over everything and i'm very humble for receiving this apartward and thank you to general hospital foundation. >> (applause) . >> our second award will be presented by 98ian nay men. head of state and local relation, visa incorporated.. >> (applause) . >> good afternoon everyone god you look so great out there. i wish there was a camera up here so that you could see how wonderful you look especially with the backdrop of the ballpark. you know, i love this event for calm reasons usually it's because it's done around valentine's day and happy valentine's day by-the-way, and that is right by the day of my wedding anniversary and i'll be married 28 years torld tomorrow and pie my wife is not here today but happy anniversary sweet heart and this is beginning in 2004 and when judy good him and ellen newman and nancy vekc
CSPAN
May 5, 2013 10:30am EDT
, the state of latino america and jobs, immigration, education, and foreign-policy, with tavis smiley. ,nalysts include luis gutierrez republican strategist and a navarro -- republican strategist .na navarro, and hector barreto this is just over three hours. >> please welcome this august panel we have for this conversation. i'm delighted to be moderating this session. there are two panels that are convening today at chicago state university. please bank chicago university for having us here. chicagoe bank -- thank university for having us here. [applause] i am honored to be back here at this great institution once again. there is an afternoon panel. fernandoe moderated by of univision radio america. eight brilliant and opinionated members of the latino community. make sure you take note of your programming schedule so you can catch the other panel. to have thisd opportunity to sit amongst these toluences -- influencers talk about issues that are important to all americans, especially and uniquely to the latino community. i've said many times to my friend, antonio gonzalez, that i some
FOX Business
May 6, 2013 8:00pm EDT
and universities, they are getting any educational bang for that buck, many kids and their parents concluded they are not, after years of paying typer loans, that prompted colleges to push steeper tuition hikes, kids tell the schools to take a hike, now the schools are becoming magicians, and rolling back the price or at least their darnest to contain the price, they are getting what some of their own schools have been teaching pay for performance, but if you have to wonder if this is awaken, too late? because very folks to whom they are reaching out have long left, and gone. what to make of schools that can no longer take what matt, christian, and lindsay, what do you make? >> you know, it is misleading there are some institutions that are making concessions in terms of tuition costs, when leak at the system at a whole, tuition costs are still to the rise, so the growth rate may not be as gross as it has been but till is on the rise, this is continuing to be a problem for the average american family in terms of affording to send their children to the college without an aid or financial assi
MSNBC
May 10, 2013 12:00am PDT
for young people to get an education and start their lives. you look down, see the intersection of those two and say, look, as a country, if we're going to make this kind of investment in our big banks, lend them money at a little tiny interest rate, can't we do the same thing for our young people trying to get an education? that's all i'm looking for. >> here's the devil's advocate response i thought of, right. are you beginning a slippery slope, setting a precedent, if you open up the fed discount window to students, we just did a story last night about a municipality in michigan saginaw shutting down the school because the credit line from the state has been cut off, i thought they should be getting the fed discount window, too, you start thinking of all the people that should be borrowing from the fed discount window, is there something scary about opening up that pandora's box. >> i'd just reverse the question if you let me. that is, why is it we've been supporting the big financial institutions with these very low interest rates for years and years now? so they can borrow money at very
MSNBC
May 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
for inquiry ininnovation in sexual and reproductive health, both at the university of chicago. an education psychologist and professor at hunter college. an organization devoted to helping women deal with domestic violence. she herself was once a survivor. this is what we saw of cleveland was tough. >> absolutely. this has got to serve as a wa wake-up call that tolerance will no longer be held when women are violated, when girls are violated. and it begs the question, where do we go from here? perhaps amanda and gina and michelle's abduction could have been prevented if ariel castro had been held accountable for viciously beating his wife years ago. if the police had followed up on leads that got me on the community and if we as a community paid close attention to the size. we are so plugged in to our iphones and ipads and our busy lives that we become unplugged to humanity. >> it feels like a special kind of evil from castro at this moment. this is inexplicable and unimaginable. i don't want to imagine it. she told me she's not outside anymore. i worry our response to the who row that we s
CBS
May 5, 2013 6:00pm PDT
plan for early childhood education. women scarred by tattoos, a disturbing weapon of domestic violence. what happens when america leaves afghanistan for good? a visit with local forces who will answer that question. those stories when the "cbs evening news" continues. okay, team! after age 40, we can start losing muscle -- 8% every 10 years. wow. wow. but you can help fight muscle loss with exercise and ensure muscle health. i've got revigor. what's revigor? it's the amino acid metabolite, hmb to help rebuild muscle and strength naturally lost over time. [ female announcer ] ensure muscle health has revigor and protein to help protect, preserve, and promote muscle health. keeps you from getting soft. [ major nutrition ] ensure. nutrition in charge! i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. wi
SFGTV
May 4, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. i am joined by our board of education commissioners, mendoza. our clerk today is esther castro and we'd like to recognize the staff at sfgtv for taping today's session. we do want to apologize to the public and all our presenters. we have a budget committee that was in this committee that ran a little long so we are starting 90 minutes late. we want to thank everyone for their patience. >> please call item no. 1. >> we're doing item no. 1? >> we still have to hear it. >> okay, we're doing file 130352 and that's a hearing on summer jobs initiative and summer school programming as sponsored by you, supervisor. >> thank you. because of the time we have decided to continue this item to the call of the chair. given that the next select xlit committee meeting is not until the 4th week of may, we may re-refer this item to another committee so it can be heard in a timely manner and the board of supervisors may ask for this presentation as well. may i have a motion to continue this item to the call of the chair? okay, we have a motion and we can do that without objection. thank y
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